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Re: ca - New bash command proposal


From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: ca - New bash command proposal
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 09:47:20 -0500
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On Thursday 12 February 2009 04:58:09 Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Mike Frysinger <address@hidden> writes:
> > On Wednesday 11 February 2009 23:38:10 Rolf Brudeseth wrote:
> >> I would like to propose a new command for bash:
> >>
> >> ca [path]
> >>
> >> It returns the canonical path based on the current working directory and
> >> entered path.
> >>
> >>
> >> If the current working directory has been traversed through a symbolic
> >> link, then listing a higher level path using dotdot's do not always show
> >> I am looking for. Below is a trivial example:
> >
> > what's wrong with:
> > ca() { cd "$(readlink -f -- "$@")"; }
>
> ca() { (cd "$@" && pwd -P); }

yes, that would be correct ... i thought he wanted to change to the canonical 
path, not look it up
-mike

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